Justin Hopf – Brookstone’s STAR Student

The STAR Student program honors Georgia’s highest achieving high school seniors and the teachers who have been most instrumental in their academic development. Since its creation in 1958 by the Georgia Chamber of Commerce, the STAR (Student Teacher Achievement Recognition) program has honored nearly 27,000 students, who have in turn chosen their STAR Teachers to share in this recognition. To obtain the STAR nomination, high school students must have the highest score on any single test date of the SAT taken through the November test date of their senior year […]

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Evelyn Henson Campus Collaboration

We are so excited to debut this beautiful new line of short and long-sleeved t-shirts, coffee mugs, gallery-wrapped canvas prints, and notecards depicting campus landmarks designed by our very Brookstone alumnae artist, Evelyn Henson, Class of 2009. Evelyn Henson began selling her artwork post-college, and she’s never looked back: what started with a few prints on Etsy and has since developed into a colorful, happy brand that has been featured in Glamour, Domino, Redbook, People, and more. Evelyn’s clients include La Croix, NBC Sports, Staples … and her alma mater, Brookstone! […]

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We Take College Counseling Seriously

We take college counseling very seriously here at Brookstone. It’s not just for the top ten percent or the top twenty-five percent of our students – it’s for everyone. From our college tour (click here to read more) to the college reps on campus (38 who have visited campus thus far this year!), we do everything we can to help them get to the school of their choice. Speaking of their school of choice, we just have to take a moment to brag on our seniors. 63% of those who […]

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Athletic Accolades

We have lots of athletic accolades being given out these days! Congratulations to the following athletes! The Columbus Ledger-Enquirer recently announced it’s All-Bi-City athletes for fall. Brookstone was well represented! Cross Country Girls Runner of the Year – Fr. Kiley Murphy, freshman First Team – Stella Yancey, sophomore, Jackson Crowley, senior, and Luke McDaniel, freshman Honorable Mention – Luke Hubbard and Dillon Murphy, freshmen Football First Team Kicker – Wes Pahl, senior Second Team Linebacker – Andrew Newton, sophomore Honorable Mention – Wes Brown and Sam Kilgore, juniors Softball First […]

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Clark Smith Signs to Play at Tufts!

We could not be prouder of senior Clark Smith who signed yesterday to play football next year at Tufts University in Medford, Massachusets. Clark has long been a leader on and off the field, but this year has especially showcased his leadership as he was sidelined early in the season with a torn ACL. Despite the inability to play his senior year,  he continued to lead his team as one of the captains, encouraging and inspiring his teammates every step of the way. Though Tufts is 18 hours away from […]

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Agricolga Wins Local Grant

For the past two years, Brookstone’s Agri-Colga Club, which manages the vegetable gardens outside our cafeteria, has been going to Fox Elementary School every Tuesday after school to develop an on-campus garden. Working together with the same group of 4th and 5th graders, the students have built six raised beds at Fox and have implemented planting and harvest plans, teaching the students how to plant and grow their own vegetables.  Recently, the WC Bradley Company and Columbus Food Oasis (the local chapter of Georgia Organics which promotes healthy, local food for our […]

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Schley Holiday Concert 2019 – Sights and Sounds of the Season!

Last week was a beautiful celebration of all things art – music, song, and celebration of the holiday spirit! It was the best SIGHTS AND SOUNDS OF THE SEASON ever – joyful and joy-filled! 160 students, of all ages, took to the stage, and art pieces by more than four hundred students were on display! Visual arts of every description, guitars, ukuleles, beautiful voices, violin, and more! It was a glorious night for the kids, the arts, and Brookstone School! Our students are filled with amazing talent and we have the […]

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Five Reasons to Come to a Brookstone Open House

Choosing a school for your child is no small decision. That’s why we want you to come visit us! Our next Open House is this Thursday, December 5th and here are five reasons you will want to come! You get to see the campus in person. The best website, the best promo items, the best videos, the best billboard – they can only convey so much! SEEING things with your own eyes makes all the difference in the world. You get to talk to people. Have questions? Get them answered. […]

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What Do New Families Have to Say About Brookstone?

Starting a new school can be an anxious time on the part of both parents and kids! And truthfully, on the part of a school, too, as we so desperately want to make sure all of our students are having a great experience. So when we hear feedback from new families that is so very encouraging, we just have to share! We LOVE our school and we love that others are loving it just as much! “I can’t tell you enough how much we are all enjoying the Brookstone experience. […]

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Distinguished Alumni 2019

Over Homecoming this year, we had the privilege of inducting our 7th Class of Distinguished Alumni. These well-deserving honorees are nominated by their peers and voted on by a committee made up of fellow Brookstone Alumni. Each and every year, we stand in amazement at what they have accomplished. This year’s recipients were Catherine Biggers Trotter, Class of 1973, Deana Bass Williams, Class of 1991, and Timothy Collins Wilson, Class of 1979 (awarded posthumously). Their bios and accomplishments are below, but truly, words alone do not do justice to the […]

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